K-long and Lolipot perform at Tel Aviv's Wigstock Festival

Photo Gallery: Annual drag event Wigstock, named after 1969 Woodstock Festival, raises money for AIDS services in Israel.

By JPOST.COM STAFF, ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 17, 2010 15:45

Wigstock Tel Aviv 311 AP. (photo credit: Associated Press)

The Wigstock is an annual drag festival in Tel Aviv that raises money for AIDS services in Israel.

The festival, named after the 1969 Woodstock Festival, is based on an annual outdoor event in New York's East Village dating back to the 1980s.

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A successful 1995 documentary film, Wigstock: The movie, captured the Wigstocks of the 1990s in the US.


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